Discount rate – where are we now and what next?

Date: Thu April 27, 2017 at 18:15 | CPD Hours: 1.5
Location: The Honourable Society of Gray's Inn, South Square, London, United Kingdom

Registration will be from 18:00 for a 18:15 start.

The seminar will look at:

  • implications for claims for future losses – the schedule & counter-schedule
  • Roberts v Johnstone – the problem and the alternatives
  • future lump sums and accelerated receipt – the exaggerated effect on distant events
  • Smith & Manchester – a re-think?
  • pensions – a disproportionate increase & what to do about it
  • periodical payments – advantages & disadvantages in a changed landscape
  • Part 36 offers – to withdraw, to make, to accept
  • tactics – to settle or adjourn pending new legislation
  • what’s next – new legislation & the alternatives
  • What’s past? Professional negligence issues arising out of claims settled at a 2.5% discount rate


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